The Parkway Subaru Battleship NC Half Marathon

Sun November 3, 2019 Wilmington, NC US 28401 Directions
Frequently Asked Questions

Where does the race start and finish?

The race starts on Walnut and Front street downtown Wilmington directly in front of Hotel Ballast.  The race finishes on the River Walk at Hotel Ballast.

Where is Packet Pickup?

Saturday packet pickup is on the deck of the Battleship North Carolina 4pm to 8pm along with a pasta dinner.  We highly recommend you pickup your packet on Saturday.  There is a short packet pickup on Sunday morning before the race inside the expo hall at Hotel Ballast, but expect long lines.

Are there any discounts throughout the year?

Military and Veterans can receive a discount by emailing with some sort of credentials.  Other discounts may be offered during holidays outside 12 weeks from race day.

Can someone else run in my place?

You must transfer to another runner for a small fee if you would like someone to take your bib.  You are not allowed to run as another person.

What time does the race start?

The Half Marathon and 10K start at 8:00am.  The 5K starts at 8:10am.

What swag is given away to registered runners?

Runners will receive a premium blend Without Limits brand Battleship Half Marathon t-shirt.  Runners will also receive a finisher medal for all 3 races.  Items will also be for sale.

Can I get a refund, transfer or defer?

We allow transfers to another runner or a deferment to the next year by October 1st. There is a small fee to transfer or defer. The ONLY way to get a full refund is if you purchase the insurance during registration checkout.  You can manage all this by looking up your registration and managing your registration.

How do I get to the start?

You can park in any legal parking space in downtown Wilmington.

What are the course cutoffs?

You must attempt to complete the course in 3:30:00. We will be lenient with course cutoffs but you must be close.  If you are far away and we need to relieve police and traffic control we will ask you for your bib. 

What food and drink will be at the aid stations?

Gatorade, Water, Clif Gels.

What kind of awards are given?

Awards coming soon.  Overall, Masters Overall and Age groups.

Can I transfer from half to 10K or 5K?


Can I register on site?

As long as the race is not sold out, you can register on site. 

How do I get a time?

Your timing chip is on your bib and should be worn only on the front of the body, visible to race officials. 

Is there a host hotel?

Hotel Ballast is our host hotel and is located directly at the finish line.  

What is the course elevation?